[Prevalence of vertebral fractures and risk factors in women over 60 years of age in Chapecó, Santa Catarina State, Brazil].

@article{Oliveira2010PrevalenceOV,
  title={[Prevalence of vertebral fractures and risk factors in women over 60 years of age in Chapec{\'o}, Santa Catarina State, Brazil].},
  author={Patr{\'i}cia Pereira de Oliveira and Lizanka Paola Figueiredo Marinheiro and Maria Celeste Os{\'o}rio Wender and Fel{\'i}pe Roisenberg and Paulo Gustavo Sampaio Lacativa},
  journal={Cadernos de saude publica},
  year={2010},
  volume={26 9},
  pages={1777-87}
}
Fractures are the main problems related to bone fragility in postmenopausal women and account for the increase in the risk of new fractures, mortality, and costs. This study's objective was to verify the occurrence of vertebral fragility fracture and correlate it with demographic, behavioral, and clinical factors in a Brazilian population. The cross… CONTINUE READING